ABOUT WAGSTAFF & CARTMELL
The cases we represent span the spectrum, from catastrophic physical injuries to complex business disputes. Our trial lawyers bring our talents and expertise to redress wrongs, seek justice and protect the futures of our clients. With more than 20 trial lawyers in the firm, Wagstaff & Cartmell welcomes every opportunity to try a case when it is right for our clients. In fact, we prepare every case for it.
Our litigation practice is sophisticated and leading edge. Rather than attempting to focus exclusively on plaintiffs’ cases or defense cases, we focus on getting results for clients in challenging, complex matters no matter what their needs may be.
Any outcome’s success depends on the cost and time it takes to get it. Clients hire Wagstaff & Cartmell to attain the best possible results quickly, efficiently, and at the least possible cost. We do that by placing substance over show—by valuing case preparation and strategy over legal puffery and distractions. After years of trying cases, we have an understanding and feel for what we need – and what will work.
- May 7, 2018
After a nine day trial in the United States District Court for the Northern District of Indiana, a nine-member jury returned a $35 million verdict in favor of a northwest Indiana couple, Barbara and Anton Kaiser, for the injuries Barbara incurred from a Johnson & Johnson product, the Prolift transvaginal mesh. The jurors found that ...Continue Reading
- October 19, 2015
At the conclusion of trial, Jon Kieffer, Vanessa Gross, and Adam Davis obtained a $6,723,021.00 damages award on behalf of the family of a young woman who had been killed in a two-vehicle collision. The case was filed by the surviving husband on behalf of himself and their three young children. The defendants in the ...Continue Reading
- March 6, 2015
A Bakersfield, Calif. jury returned a verdict awarding plaintiff Coleen M. Perry a total of $5.7 Million for damages as a result of a TVT-Abbrevo pelvic mesh sling device, manufactured by Ethicon, Inc., a subsidiary of Johnson & Johnson. According to court documents, the TVT-Abbrevo mid-urethral sling device, used to treat urinary incontinence had degraded and ...Continue Reading
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- July 25, 2016
Brandon Henry and Tom Rottinghaus successfully defended our clients, a local surgeon and medical group, in a jury trial in Jackson County, Missouri, in which the plaintiffs asserted claims of medical malpractice and wrongful death and sought damages in the amount of $2,465,347.24. Plaintiffs claimed that our clients were negligent for failing to fully repair the patient’s long-standing, giant ...Continue Reading
- August 27, 2013
Jonathan Kieffer and Brandon Henry successfully defended a family practice physician in a five-day jury trial in Douglas County, Kansas, in which the plaintiff asserted a claim of medical negligence and sought $3.3 million in damages. The plaintiff claimed that our client was negligent by failing to appropriately work up and diagnose appendicitis during a visit to an urgent care ...Continue Reading
- August 9, 2013
Jonathan Kieffer and Brandon Henry successfully defended a local orthopedic surgeon in a six-day Johnson County, Kansas, jury trial in which the plaintiff asserted a claim of medical negligence and sought $2.8 million in damages relating to permanent paralysis in his lower extremities. The plaintiff claimed that our client failed to timely diagnose and evacuate an epidural hematoma that developed ...Continue Reading
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